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Winterthur Museum & Country Estate

Winterthur , DE
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LOCATION

Route 52, Kennett Pike
Winterthur, DE 19735 US (map)

PHONE

302-888-4910

WEBSITE

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Your dream wedding comes to life at Winterthur Museum & Country Estate!
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INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

When was your venue built?
1928
When was your venue last renovated?
2014
Describe your venue:
Historic Site, Manor / Mansion, Museum
Describe the style of your venue
Classic / Traditional, Country, Garden / Romantic
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
350
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
10
Does your venue offer an indoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer a covered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer an uncovered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue have on-site accommodations?
No
What is the minimum rental fee for your venue?
1250
Bar Service
Offered in-house
Is bar service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Beverage Service
Offered in-house
Is beverage service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Catering
Offered in-house
Is catering included in the minimum rental fee?
No
What is the average catering price per person at your venue?
150
Event Coordination
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Is event coordination included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Event Rentals
Offered in-house
Are event rentals included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Lighting and Sound
Outside vendors welcome
Linens
Offered in-house
Are linens included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Seating
Offered in-house
Is seating included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Shuttle / Transportation
Outside vendors welcome
Wedding Cake
Offered in-house
Is wedding cake included in the minimum rental fee?
No

INFO FOR REHEARSAL DINNER

When was your venue built?
1928
When was your venue last renovated?
2014
Describe your venue:
Historic Site, Manor / Mansion, Museum
Describe the style of your venue
Classic / Traditional, Country, Garden / Romantic
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
10
Does your venue offer an indoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer a covered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer an uncovered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue have on-site accommodations?
No
What is the minimum rental fee for your venue?
1250
Bar Service
Offered in-house
Is bar service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Beverage Service
Offered in-house
Is beverage service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Catering
Offered in-house
Is catering included in the minimum rental fee?
No
What is the average catering price per person at your venue?
150
Event Coordination
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Is event coordination included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Event Rentals
Offered in-house
Are event rentals included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Lighting and Sound
Outside vendors welcome
Linens
Offered in-house
Are linens included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Seating
Offered in-house
Is seating included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Shuttle / Transportation
Outside vendors welcome
Wedding Cake
Offered in-house
Is wedding cake included in the minimum rental fee?
No

REVIEWS

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Patricia
Wedding:
8/16/2014
5.0/5.0
Winterthur was a wonderful venue and it was our DREAM wedding. The venue was beautiful, everyone was quick to respond to our needs and requests and SO wonderful to work with. The food was delicious and the gardens were spectacular. I can not speak more highly of everything about the place - from the people, the grounds, the decor, the food, the professionalism, etc. I could go on and on! Book this venue for whatever you need -- it will be worth every penny and they will help make this experience as smooth and perfect as possible!
Winterthur was a wonderful venue and it was our DREAM wedding. The venue was beautiful, everyone was quick to respond to Read more...
Winterthur was a wonderful venue and it was our DREAM wedding. The venue was beautiful, everyone was quick to respond to our needs and requests and SO wonderful to work with. The food was delicious and the gardens were spectacular. I can not speak more highly of everything about the place - from the people, the grounds, the decor, the food, the professionalism, etc. I could go on and on! Book this venue for whatever you need -- it will be worth every penny and they will help make this experience as smooth and perfect as possible! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Cake, Catering, Wedding Planning, Transportation, Wedding Venue
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Josh
Wedding:
5/3/2014
5.0/5.0
I really can't say enough about the professionalism and skill provided by Ken and his staff. They ensured every detail was taken care of, and we didn't have a single thing to worry about the day of the wedding. They provided transportation for all our guests around the grounds, and set up all the decor we provided. The food was beyond delicious! All of our guests told us it was the best wedding they'd ever been to, and we have Winterthur's staff to thank for that.
I really can't say enough about the professionalism and skill provided by Ken and his staff. They ensured every detail was Read more...
I really can't say enough about the professionalism and skill provided by Ken and his staff. They ensured every detail was taken care of, and we didn't have a single thing to worry about the day of the wedding. They provided transportation for all our guests around the grounds, and set up all the decor we provided. The food was beyond delicious! All of our guests told us it was the best wedding they'd ever been to, and we have Winterthur's staff to thank for that. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Winterthur was a beautiful setting for a wedding.
Winterthur was a beautiful setting for a wedding.
Winterthur was a beautiful setting for a wedding. Read less
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Heidi
Wedding:
7/13/2013
5.0/5.0
I lived in Chester County for 20 years and never knew this place existed and I am SO happy I found it! I was referred here by Longwood Gardens, it was my perfect wedding location. I was trying to find a happy medium between a botanical garden, rustic, outdoors, upscale, fancy but not stuffy, and Winterthur hit the mark as far as aesthetics go. Everything from the pictures to the guest experience was breathtaking due to the natural elements and history located at Winterthur. The staff went above and beyond every expectation I could have ever had. We worked with Ken, the General Manager of Restaurant Associates (Winterthur's onsite catering company) and couldn't have been more pleased. He worked after hours, before hours, and during hours to make sure we felt comfortable with every detail. I did not have a wedding planner and with Ken, I didn't need one. Our day was smooth (despite the downpour for the 3 days leading up to our wedding) and the food was amazing! I had compliments on the filet from guests that were world class travelers.
I would relive this day at this location every day of my life if I could. I cannot recommend their services, generosity, patience, and expertise enough!
I lived in Chester County for 20 years and never knew this place existed and I am SO happy I found it! I was referred here Read more...
I lived in Chester County for 20 years and never knew this place existed and I am SO happy I found it! I was referred here by Longwood Gardens, it was my perfect wedding location. I was trying to find a happy medium between a botanical garden, rustic, outdoors, upscale, fancy but not stuffy, and Winterthur hit the mark as far as aesthetics go. Everything from the pictures to the guest experience was breathtaking due to the natural elements and history located at Winterthur. The staff went above and beyond every expectation I could have ever had. We worked with Ken, the General Manager of Restaurant Associates (Winterthur's onsite catering company) and couldn't have been more pleased. He worked after hours, before hours, and during hours to make sure we felt comfortable with every detail. I did not have a wedding planner and with Ken, I didn't need one. Our day was smooth (despite the downpour for the 3 days leading up to our wedding) and the food was amazing! I had compliments on the filet from guests that were world class travelers.
I would relive this day at this location every day of my life if I could. I cannot recommend their services, generosity, patience, and expertise enough! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
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Jack
Wedding:
7/7/2012
5.0/5.0
What a Wedding!!!!! I can't begin to express enough my feelings as to the magnitude of the outstanding service provided by this venue. First of all, the estate and it's buildings and grounds were just magnificent. My daughter was married outdoors at the Reflecting Pool site and had the cocktail hour in the Gallery. Both sites were beautiful and certainly presented the "wow" factor. The reception was held in the Visitor Center building which was transformed into a mystical place for all to enjoy. Catering by Restaurant Associates provided the food and beverages. The quality of the food was beyond my expectations! Service by the wait staff was impeccable. I must mention Jen Lamb, Catering Sales Manager. She was instrumental in making my daughter's wedding a grand success. Jen personalized everything and made us feel assured it would turn out exactly as planned. Of course, every wedding has it's little moments - but Jen made them all go away almost before they happened. It seems she can "read your mind" in averting any problem. I truly commend Jen for her professionalism and integrity. Keep up the good work Jen!!
What a Wedding!!!!! I can't begin to express enough my feelings as to the magnitude of the outstanding service provided by Read more...
What a Wedding!!!!! I can't begin to express enough my feelings as to the magnitude of the outstanding service provided by this venue. First of all, the estate and it's buildings and grounds were just magnificent. My daughter was married outdoors at the Reflecting Pool site and had the cocktail hour in the Gallery. Both sites were beautiful and certainly presented the "wow" factor. The reception was held in the Visitor Center building which was transformed into a mystical place for all to enjoy. Catering by Restaurant Associates provided the food and beverages. The quality of the food was beyond my expectations! Service by the wait staff was impeccable. I must mention Jen Lamb, Catering Sales Manager. She was instrumental in making my daughter's wedding a grand success. Jen personalized everything and made us feel assured it would turn out exactly as planned. Of course, every wedding has it's little moments - but Jen made them all go away almost before they happened. It seems she can "read your mind" in averting any problem. I truly commend Jen for her professionalism and integrity. Keep up the good work Jen!! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
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Alexis
Wedding:
4/13/2012
5.0/5.0
When I first laid eyes on Winterthur, I couldn't imagine a more beautiful, romantic setting for our wedding. The gardens, the house, the entire estate--everything is amazing, especially when the gardens are in bloom. We had our ceremony by the Reflecting Pool and the reception at the Visitor Center--- Jen, Winterthur's event coordinator was SO on top of every single detail-- because of her, the evening went off without a hitch and everything came together beautifully. We received an overwhelming number of compliments-- everyone thought the food was amazing (catered by Winterthur's Restaurant Associates)! There are also tons of different options for a wedding, depending upon the number of people and the feel you're going for. I would definitely recommend Winterthur!!
When I first laid eyes on Winterthur, I couldn't imagine a more beautiful, romantic setting for our wedding. The gardens, Read more...
When I first laid eyes on Winterthur, I couldn't imagine a more beautiful, romantic setting for our wedding. The gardens, the house, the entire estate--everything is amazing, especially when the gardens are in bloom. We had our ceremony by the Reflecting Pool and the reception at the Visitor Center--- Jen, Winterthur's event coordinator was SO on top of every single detail-- because of her, the evening went off without a hitch and everything came together beautifully. We received an overwhelming number of compliments-- everyone thought the food was amazing (catered by Winterthur's Restaurant Associates)! There are also tons of different options for a wedding, depending upon the number of people and the feel you're going for. I would definitely recommend Winterthur!! Read less
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CurryD
Wedding:
8/21/2010
5.0/5.0
Nicole and her staff at Restaurant Associates did a fantastic job! Planning my wedding was so easy- they thought of everything! On the day of my wedding, everything went perfectly- it was beautiful, the food was amazing and all of my guests are still raving about it! Choosing Winterthur for our ceremony and reception was the best decision we could have made!
Nicole and her staff at Restaurant Associates did a fantastic job! Planning my wedding was so easy- they thought of Read more...
Nicole and her staff at Restaurant Associates did a fantastic job! Planning my wedding was so easy- they thought of everything! On the day of my wedding, everything went perfectly- it was beautiful, the food was amazing and all of my guests are still raving about it! Choosing Winterthur for our ceremony and reception was the best decision we could have made! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
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Private User
Wedding:
6/14/2014
4.9/5.0
Within the first hour of our initial visit to Winterthur, we knew it was exactly where we wanted to have our wedding. From the beautiful gardens to the spectacular architecture of the buildings, it had everything we were looking for. The reflecting pool offered a stunning setting for our ceremony and cocktail hour as well as many of our photos. Everyone, and I mean literally everyone, was extremely committed to making our big day absolutely unforgettable. The venue's catering company, Restaurant Associates, Inc. was incredible as well. When our original event planner left Winterthur just a few months prior to our event, Ken Warner, the Food & Beverage Director, stepped in and didn't miss a beat. He was very organized, easy to work with and responsive and had such a calm demeanor that it put everyone else at ease. We thoroughly enjoyed working with him and cannot thank him enough. The cocktail hour and reception set up, the staff and the food were all perfection. If you select this as your venue, you will NOT be disappointed!
Within the first hour of our initial visit to Winterthur, we knew it was exactly where we wanted to have our wedding. From Read more...
Within the first hour of our initial visit to Winterthur, we knew it was exactly where we wanted to have our wedding. From the beautiful gardens to the spectacular architecture of the buildings, it had everything we were looking for. The reflecting pool offered a stunning setting for our ceremony and cocktail hour as well as many of our photos. Everyone, and I mean literally everyone, was extremely committed to making our big day absolutely unforgettable. The venue's catering company, Restaurant Associates, Inc. was incredible as well. When our original event planner left Winterthur just a few months prior to our event, Ken Warner, the Food & Beverage Director, stepped in and didn't miss a beat. He was very organized, easy to work with and responsive and had such a calm demeanor that it put everyone else at ease. We thoroughly enjoyed working with him and cannot thank him enough. The cocktail hour and reception set up, the staff and the food were all perfection. If you select this as your venue, you will NOT be disappointed! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
4.9/5.0
Winterthur provided a memorable experience for my daughter and our guests when they hosted her garden wedding and reception. The site was so beautiful and provided so many options for pictures and wonderful experiences for our guests – including free access to the museum, exhibits and gardens for the weekend. The staff, particulrly Ken Warner of Restaurant Associates, was very helpful, flexible and engaged throughout the planning process. The fees include everything, but allow for optional upgrades – we did not encounter any hidden costs, making Winterthur a great value. The event itself was beautifully organized and the staff took care of the details graciously and seamlessly. My daughter and her new husband, who has a professional culinary background, were adamant that the food be as memorable as the site – and it was. Ken and his staff tweaked the menu until it met their high expectations.
Winterthur provided a memorable experience for my daughter and our guests when they hosted her garden wedding and Read more...
Winterthur provided a memorable experience for my daughter and our guests when they hosted her garden wedding and reception. The site was so beautiful and provided so many options for pictures and wonderful experiences for our guests – including free access to the museum, exhibits and gardens for the weekend. The staff, particulrly Ken Warner of Restaurant Associates, was very helpful, flexible and engaged throughout the planning process. The fees include everything, but allow for optional upgrades – we did not encounter any hidden costs, making Winterthur a great value. The event itself was beautifully organized and the staff took care of the details graciously and seamlessly. My daughter and her new husband, who has a professional culinary background, were adamant that the food be as memorable as the site – and it was. Ken and his staff tweaked the menu until it met their high expectations. Read less
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Tara
Wedding:
10/4/2014
4.8/5.0
I fell in love with the venue upon my first visit. It was a great facility and was exactly what my husband and I were looking for. We loved the different packages and places within the venue that were available. We decided to have our ceremony at the reflecting pool, which was a little dark but was beautiful. Our reception was at the visitors center and was completely transformed from our previous visits. The staff was great to work with. At the beginning of my planning the responsiveness was a little slow but as the date drew closer they were on top of things and gave me a huge sense of relief. We had 250 guests and the venue was large enough to hold everyone without feeling like it was stuffy. I would recommend this venue to anyone looking for a garden wedding that is customization to your taste.
I fell in love with the venue upon my first visit. It was a great facility and was exactly what my husband and I were Read more...
I fell in love with the venue upon my first visit. It was a great facility and was exactly what my husband and I were looking for. We loved the different packages and places within the venue that were available. We decided to have our ceremony at the reflecting pool, which was a little dark but was beautiful. Our reception was at the visitors center and was completely transformed from our previous visits. The staff was great to work with. At the beginning of my planning the responsiveness was a little slow but as the date drew closer they were on top of things and gave me a huge sense of relief. We had 250 guests and the venue was large enough to hold everyone without feeling like it was stuffy. I would recommend this venue to anyone looking for a garden wedding that is customization to your taste. Read less
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